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San Francisco 6, Us 4, Picnics 3, Farrell 2, Davidson 2, William Shakespeare 2, Avalos 2, California 2, Chang 1, Peter Albert 1, Chiu 1, Weiner 1, Doyle 1, George Lucas 1, San Francisco Land Use & Economic Development Commission 1, Cisco 1, Treasured Chrisy 1, Legged 1, Mar 1, Dph 1,
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    December 1, 2013
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done to date for the assessment. >> thank you. chair. >> peter albert. thanks. and what i hope helps to clarify is that we approach the water assessment is the first phase was developing the strategies and the second was to analyze the solution and where we are getting so much help with this study and i appreciate liz coming to one of our meetings and talking about it is that we intended to do this analysis and that we have had the ongoing part of your workshops and community meetings but you are helping us, and you do it much more quicker using the same modeling tools and so i see this as pushing forward, ahead of schedule what we are hoping to do and with the full skill sets of the authority which are considerable and i hope that understanding that this was phase two of the assessment and the work that the authority is doing, that would have happened concurrently with the ier now proceeds the eir. >> i want to note for the record that we have been joined
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by the former mayor who is here and i guess that i do still have a concern that we are not binding ourselves to a scope that may be too narrow and so would i like to know if there is an opportunity, to get additional feedback. i think that we should talk to people on both sides of this project. and to make sure that was whatever you think about the project and at least you are taking into consideration all of the issues that have been raised. and i have to say that i think that the objectivity, obviously should be to do it expidiciously and do it right. and this project and the scope of it is too important to not do it right. i want to be the opportunity for us to take into account
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expanding the scope, if people on either side of this project have additional suggestions because it is better to get the scope right now, than to change it down the road >> just to sure, as far as the water front assessment and i am looking at this complimentary effort that gives us extra analysis and i think that it is the determination of the board. and but i think that will be terrific, if that is the clarification that liz was defining as part of the task and that works nicely for our progress as well. >> if i could respond to that. >> i want to take ownership over the fact that our office did not speak directly with our neighborhood leaders around the scope that we worked with on sfmta and we have so many balls and we did incorporate the feedback that they had given when we sat down to go over the scope and i did suggest that we have a meeting with sfta and a group of our residents that are
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interested in giving feedback on the assessment and we are happy to organize that and my apologies for not including folks, you know, in getting feedback for the assessment. so i want to make sure that we take ownership for that. i think there it is important to have that meeting. and a couple of things that i will just say, i think as we are closing this hearing i know that we have a board meeting coming up soon is that we are committed to this process and i think that it is incredibly important for our residents and i think that we heard it in public comment and we begin to address the transportation deficiencies today and as we talk about the projects it is not just the warrior's arena, we are talking about the major development, on pier 70 and in the transbay neighborhood and all of the projects are projected to produce, 8529 units in this very small part of our city and project jobs at
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40,725 and while these are really great numbers, i believe in growth and density, we have to make sure that our neighborhoods have the faith that we are going to be able to provide the infrastructure that is needed to support this development and growth. otherwise, the question is should we continue to grow, if we are not able to provide that level of infrastructure and on the second issue that several of the residents brought up, including dph, thinking about our air quality, and i would be really interested in talking about avalos and mar, and their part of the bay area air quality and management district, and i would like to learn little bit more about that. i definitely hear that loud and clear, i know in my own house you know that just the windows that i open have a thick layer of black dust and the windows that i never open i never have to clean the sills and it is clearly from the congestion in the neighborhood and i know that that is real and i am glad that was brought up and i was
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struck in the budget and legislative analyst report in june that supervisor mar had commissioned that the highest rates of asthma in the bay view and south hill and actually in telegraph hill as well and so it is along the water front is where we are seeing the highest rates, it is not just our district but i am sure that supervisor chiu and cohen are concerned as well, and something that the city needs to take a closer look at. >> would i like to continue to examine how we identify the funding for these project and i am very interested in the video enforcement because that is not putting officers out on the streets and in the recent visits to korea i was struck that they had 300 cameras that just do parking traffic and traffic parking enforcement throughout the city and while the traffic continues to move slowly t moves and that is something that i am very
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interested in pursuing and i am interested in congestion pricing and we need to have a discussion on that and last alooking at the tep and seeing how we can expand the lines beyond second street to address all of the residents that we have living in that part of town. but i do appreciate all of the commissioners time and all of the department's time, and i know that everyone believes that this is an incredibly important issue and look forward to continue to work on this with you and of course our residents. >> thank you, mr. chair, and i just want to note a couple of points, first of all, thank you commissioner kim, and i don't think that there is a need for an apology there is so much going on and i think that it is a great thing that you will make sure that some of the residents that are here are included and i would actually ask that we go beyond that and we really think of any other group that may have been left out because there are so many neighborhoods that will be impacted. i mean, i think that we should
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be talking to as many merchant groups and resident groups and other community organizations to make sure that their feedback is at least considered, in determining the right scope, and so, i will hope that happens, because i think that we want to get this right, and you know, we as a city right now, the mayor is taking about, and the others, talking about how we need billion and billions of dollars, and added to this system to meet our transportation needs. and you know, when you are talking about adding you know, a lot more development to that equation, i don't even know what the actual number will be. so i think that it is an opportunity for us to make sure that we do this right, and i would rather do it right than move it too fast. and so that is what i hope happens. and i think that we owe it to the residents to make sure that everyone is included in this process. >> thank you.
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and i want to thank them for all of the work that went into presenting this scope today and i think that when i and when supervisor kim when we requested this analysis, i know that i am speaking for myself at least, this is really what i had m mind it is taking a very deep look at what the transit impacts of the project will be, as well as the broader analysis of the transit impacts of all of the projects in the area. and we know that we have a sad history in this town of doing development and not adequately taking into account transit impacts or some exceptions like treasure island and park merced and i hope that hunter's point, but, there are, and we put a lot of development in this town without adequately dealing with the transit issues, and i know that we have had conversations with mr. rich and others to
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make sure that that stops. i know that we are going to be doing a full eir on the pier 30-32 pro-yekt project and i think that the analysis is an overlap with the ier but it is not exactly the same and it is not complete, overlap, the eir analyzing certain things so that we have information in determining you know, the environmental impacts. and this is also very relevant to the nitty grity negotiations around the development agreement and what kind of transportation enhancements and changes, we need, what the project will contribute to that. and so forth. and so, just to be clear, that in this scope as i understand it, is not somehow just
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acceleration of the eir analysis and so i am comfortable with the scope and i think that it is great that we are bringing in the ta in and in this way in addition to the role in the ier as a separate, set of eyes and it is always good to have multiple groups around the table. and doing the analysis, and i know that both the mta and mr. albert in particular, as well as the ta have pretty deep experience when it comes to doing transit modeling and analysis and i think that we will come up with good product. >> great, thank you. >> colleagues? >> and thank you for bringing this items forward. and i think that it is a really important as we looking long term at the water front and the proposed projects looking forward and so we can close this hearing and work towards approving this item. >> so, item number 12, is
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before us, and can we colleagues have a roll call? >> mr. avalos? >> aye. >> breed? >> aye. >> campos. >> aye. >> chiu. >> absent. >> cohen? >> aye. >> farrell. >> absent. >> kim? >> aye. >> and commissioner mar >> aye. >> commissioner tang >> aye. >> and weiner. >> aye. >> and commissioner yee. >> aye. >> the item passes. >> and the item passes. >> okay, colleagues, we have the next item and item 13, and the potential closed sessioned concerning the executive director's performance goals for the fiscal year and these are goals that i worked on executive director over the past several months and we appointed her to the exclusive director position and we also had a personnel committee meeting and i feel great about what she has put forward but given that we don't have the full board here, i think that
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it would be good to defer this to the next full board meeting and we could all weigh in. and i would feel most comfortable if we had eleven members that were part of this rather than the 8 that are here right now and so we defer this item to the next full board meeting and i don't think that is going to change very much. the work that miss chang and the ta are doing and i encourage you to review and in our packet, what is there for the next meeting again. >> and okay. so let's item number 13, we can have public comment. >> and seeing no one come forward we will close the public comment on item 13. and we can go on to our next item. >> 14, introduction of new items. >> this is an information item. >> colleagues? >> commissioner mar? >> yeah, quickly, as many of you know in the procidio in
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commissioner farrell's district there are three finalists that are vying to build the facilities at san francisco treasured chrisy field and i know that the trust is going through a process of analysis and the proposals are all different ranging from finance and nature center, to george lucas's proposal for a museum to show case his collections. there are many factors that i think that they are looking at to find the best fit for this historic and environmentally sensitive area. but transportation needs i think should be a key concern and over the past decade, muni and the mta has cut all service and the rebuilding of the drive or the procidio drive, is really a critical area that is reshaped the transportation landscape in the area and i am requested that we analyze the
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network, include doyle drive and the shuttle and also the bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and determine which of the proposal and how they will impact the general region and so i am requesting to the staff. >> the public comment for this item? >> and seeing none come forward we will close public comment. >> item 15, public comment. >> we have general public comment, anyone who wants to comment on any item that is not on the ago ahead agenda. >> seeing no one come forward we will close public comment. >> item 16. >> adjournment. >> colleagues we are adjourned. thank you.
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>> hello, i am with the recreation and parks department. we are featuring the romantic park location in your backyard. this is your chance to find your heart in santa and cisco with someone special. -- san francisco with someone special. our first look out is here at buena vista park, a favorite
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with couples and dog walkers. both have a significant force. a refreshing retreat from urban life. the romantic past that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and
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enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of the best kept secrets in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for the small box. >> it is a great place. it is a wonderful place to have these kinds of parks. that dog owners appreciate it. >> take time to notice of the wildfires that are on the grassland and keep your head out on the lookout for hawks and
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other bird life. be sure to take your camera and be prepared to take a view of the city will not forget. it has a beautiful red rock formations. you could watch the sunrise over the bay. this is another one of our great lookouts. we are at mount davidson. 928 feet. this is the place for you to bring someone special. to not forget that dogs and enjoy all of the pathways and greenery that surrounds you. it provides a peaceful oasis of open space and great hiking trails. the spectacular view offers a perfect place to watch the sunrise or sunset with someone
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you love. >> it is a good place to get away from the hectic life of the city. come up here and listen to nature, i get some fresh air. that view is fantastic. >> where sturdy shoes. hikers get the feeling of being in a rain forest. mount davidson is also a great place to escape the noise and the bustle of the city. take the 36 bus and it will drop you at the entrance. it is quite a hike to the top but the view is worth every step. this is the place to bring that someone special. golden gate park's largest body of water is an enchanting place.
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is a popular spot for paddling around in boats, which can be rented. created in 1893, it was designed for these your boating -- for leisure boating. it is named for the wild strawberries that once flourished. there is also a waterfall, two bridges, and trails the climb to the summit, the highest point at more than four hundred feet. you can catch glimpses of the western side of the city that make this hilltop a romantic look out. for public transit, i take the n train. the lad the ad -- lake is ada
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accessible. watch many ducks, swans, and siegel's. -- seagulls. it is a great place to stroll and sail away. many couples come here to take a ride around a lake, going under the bridges, passing the chinese pavilion and the waterfall. for a quiet getaway, making for a memorable and magical experience. located on 19th avenue, this growth is the place to where you're hiking boots, bring the family and the dog because it has so much to offer you and your loved ones. it is a truly hidden gem in the city. the park is rich with eucalyptus trees.
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long paths allow you to meander, perfect for a dog walking in a wooded environment. >> i enjoy the history. the diversity of nature that exists in such an urban city, concrete streets, cars, we have this oasis of the natural environment. it reminds us of what the history was. >> there is a section for dogs and plenty of parking. transit is available on the 28 bus to get you very easily. the part is ada -- park is ada accessible. it is also a natural lake. this is your chance to stroll around the lake and let the kids run free. it also has many birds to watch. it is a place to find and
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appreciate what you -- a wonderful breath of fresh air. come and experience in this park and enjoy the people, picnics, and sunshine. this is a lovely place to take a stroll with your loved ones. in the middle of pacific heights, on top of these hills, it offers a great square, a peaceful beauty, large trees and grass and greenery. it features tables and benches, a playground, restaurants, and tennis courts. there are plenty of areas for football and picnics. it is very much a couple's park. there are many activities you can experience together. stroll on the pathways, bring your dog, or just picnic at one
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of the many tables and enjoy all that it has to offer together. many couples find this is a perfect park to throw down a blanket and soak up the sun. it is a majestic place that you can share with someone you chairs. lafayette park is also easily accessed from the 47, 49, and 90 buses. it is ada accessible. we are here at the historic palace of fine art in the marina district. originally built for the 1950's exposition, the palace is situated on san francisco's number waterfront. it is ada accessible and is
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reached by the 28, 30, and 91 bus lines. set against the reflecting waters of the lagoon and eucalyptus trees, the palace is one of san francisco post most -- san francisco's most romantic spots to relax with that special someone while listening to the water and gazing at the swans. a beautiful to view from many locations along the mattoon, an ideal place to -- all -- lagoon, an ideal place to walk with a loved one. reservations for weddings are available at sfrecpark.org. discarding contains plants referred to by william
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shakespeare's plays and poems. welcome to the shakespeare garden here in the famous golden gate park. located near the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous
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verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car.
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or the 30, 45, or 91 bus. the garden was designed by thomas church in 1957. grow old with me, the best is yet to be is inscribed on a sundial. it is anchored by twin white gazebos and flowers that bloom year-round. this is the place to tell someone special or the place to declare the commitment you two share. weddings and the event reservations are available for this adorable hidden gem. we know there are many other romantic parks in san francisco. we hope you have enjoyed this torre of lookouts, picnics, and
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strolls that are available every day. until next time, do not forget to get out and play. for more information about reserving one of these romantic locations or any other location, call 831-5500. this number is best for special events, weddings, picnics, and the county fair buildings. or for any athletic field, call 831-5510. you can write us at -- or walk in and say hello. and of course you can find more information moresfrecpark.org.
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-- >> good afternoon and welcome to the board of supervisors san francisco land use & economic development commission. i'm scott wiener the chairman of committee and supervisor jane kim to my left is david chewing. i want to thank sftv specifically john madam clerk, are there any announcements? >>. yes chair wiener. please silence all electronic devices. completed speaker cards and copies of any files should be submitted to the clerk and agenda will

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